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NCUA bans former Pennsylvania credit union employee

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Activist investor presses Pennsylvania bank to find buyer

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Pennsylvania amends data breach notification law

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In early November, Pennsylvania amended its data breach notification law broadening the definition of personal information. Pennsylvania’s addition of the HIPAA exemption brings the state’s framework in line with the majority of U.S.

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FanDuel Launches Stand-Alone Casino App In Pennsylvania

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Fans of gambling in Pennsylvania will have access to a new stand-alone gambling app with FanDuel Group ‘s newest product, according to a press release. Mobile Applications Digital Payments disbursements FanDuel FanDuel Casino gambling Gaming News Pennsylvania What's Hot

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Korean American bank in Pennsylvania gets two acquisition offers

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Pennsylvania credit unions cheer remote notarization law

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Compliance Mortgages Credit unions Pennsylvania Law and regulationThe CrossState Credit Union Association continues to work with lawmakers in neighboring New Jersey to get similar legislation passed there.

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Pennsylvania's easing of rules for donation apps should set a precedent

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A court decision brings much needed clarity to the complex world of money transmitter licensing by holding that the transmission of information alone is not engaging in the business of money transmission under Pennsylvania law, writes Anita Boomstein, a partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. ISO and agent Digital payments Compliance Law and regulation Pennsylvania

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First Bank to Expand in Pennsylvania with Malvern Deal

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DA’s Office In Pennsylvania Pays Ransom In Bitcoin

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At a time when the IRS is trying to find out the identities behind bitcoin users, the Pennsylvania Allegheny County District Attorney’s office revealed it had to use bitcoin to pay a ransom to get its data back. The Forbes report noted that the data attack on the District Attorney’s office in Pennsylvania could be payback for the IRS’ actions.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General files lawsuit against lead generator for role in assisting unlawful telemarketing calls

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On November 3, 2022, Pennsylvania Attorney General (and Governor-Elect) Josh Shapiro announced that his office had filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against New York-based Fluent, Inc.—a

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Citizens Financial buying a Pennsylvania peer

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Discovery Federal Credit Union in Pennsylvania picks new CEO

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Pennsylvania bank taps into crypto cash to boost lending

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First Commonwealth buying Pennsylvania rival Centric for $144 million

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Fidelity to expand in northeast Pennsylvania with Landmark deal

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M&A Growth strategies PennsylvaniaThe company has agreed to pay $43 million for a bank with assets of $354 million.

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Pennsylvania bank begins CEO search after leader's abrupt departure

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Community banking Succession planning Growth strategies PennsylvaniaPatrick O'Brien had been CF Financial's president and CEO for about two years.

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Mid Penn buying in-state rival Riverview Financial for $125 million

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Citizens & Northern in Pennsylvania lines up another acquisition

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies PennsylvaniaThe company, which recently bought Monument Bank, has agreed to acquire Covenant Financial.

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Fidelity D & D entering Pennsylvania market with MNB acquisition

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies PennsylvaniaThe company will gain branches in Northampton County as part of the $79 million deal.

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Activist investor wants multiple seats on Pennsylvania bank's board

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S&T in Pennsylvania begins search for next CEO

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Growth strategies Succession planning Community banks PennsylvaniaThe company said Todd Brice will retire in March. A search firm will consider internal and external candidates.

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Citizens Savings Bank Offers Kasasa Cash In 8 Pennsylvania Counties

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Citizens Savings Bank offers its Kasasa Cash checking account and Kasasa Saver savings account in eight Northeastern Pennsylvania counties

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Pennsylvania federal district court rules public records vendor is consumer reporting agency subject to Fair Credit Reporting Act

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A Pennsylvania district court has ruled that a company that provides reports based on a search of public records is a “consumer reporting agency” (CRA) as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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Pennsylvania Homeowners Insurance: Average Rates for Coverage

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Homeowners insurance in Pennsylvania includes a standard level of coverage, with the option to add extra coverage known as riders. Average Homeowners Insurance Rate in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania homeowners pay about $1,307 a year on average for homeowners insurance.

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S&T in Pennsylvania discloses potential exposure to check kiting scheme

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Deposits Fraud Community banking Credit quality Commercial lending PennsylvaniaThe bank is trying to recover millions of dollars in returned deposits. It also has a $14 million loan to the company that allegedly conducted the scheme.

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Lebanon Federal Credit Union in Pennsylvania names new CEO

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Pennsylvania federal court holds Reg J defenses alone do not create federal question jurisdiction

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A Pennsylvania federal district court recently held that Regulation J did not completely preempt state law claims related to a wire transfer, and thus did not fall under the “complete preemption” exception to the “well-pleaded complaint rule.”

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CEO of Discovery Federal Credit Union in Pennsylvania to retire

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TruMark Financial Credit Union in Pennsylvania names new CEO

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This week’s podcast: A conversation with Nicholas Smyth, Senior Deputy Attorney General and Assistant Director for Consumer Financial Protection in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General

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State Enforcement attorney general auto title pennsylvaniaWe discuss recent and ongoing enforcement activity of the PA AG involving consumer financial services. Our conversation focuses on activity directed at: auto title lenders for alleged violations of PA usury law; national banks for alleged CARD Act violations; furniture retailers for alleged “hang tag” law violations; home sellers for alleged violations of mortgage laws arising from the use of contracts for deed; and phone scams.

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Diamond Credit Union in Pennsylvania names new CEO

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MC Federal Credit Union in Pennsylvania names new president

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Customers Bancorp in Pennsylvania divesting BankMobile

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The digital bank would merge with Megalith Financial to create a new publicly traded company that would offer licensed products and services. Digital banking Fintech Community banking M&A

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CEO of TruMark Financial Credit Union in Pennsylvania to retire

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A conversation with Pennsylvania Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin Wiessmann

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In this week’s episode, Pennsylvania Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin Wiessmann discusses lessons learned from the 2009 financial crisis and concerns arising from today’s market conditions and regulatory environment, shares her views on the OCC’s fintech charter and provides an update on steps that States are taking to relieve regulatory burdens on fintech companies, and explains her agency’s approach to virtual currency.